Test Lead - Web Performance - Perm - Edinburgh - Circa £55K GBP

IT - Systems Development, Test Management
Central Scotland
Job Type:
Date Posted:
11 / 10 / 2017
Test Lead - Web Performance - Perm - Edinburgh - Circa £55K GBP plus benefits

Our Edinburgh based client has a requirement for a Technical Test Team Lead to take responsibility for coordination of an established team in the delivery of work across multiple projects. The successful candidate will have a proven track record across the full test lifecycle with experience of performance/non functional testing of enterprise systems preferably using HP tools and have an in-depth understanding of testing theories, principles and practices. As a Test Lead, you will lead from the front in test planning and execution while managing and mentoring the team as well as engaging with stakeholders and project teams ensuring the performance test function is delivering efficiently within the wider business strategy.

Role responsibilities:
- Lead, manage and mentor a highly collaborative performance test team
- Form effective Test Strategy and approach for projects
- Work collaboratively with business and project teams in the delivery of projects
- Manage and contribute to test planning, execution and reporting
- Proactively identify, report and manage risk incorporating the wider team

Personal and technical attributes:
- Expertise in performance/non functional testing using HP tools (Performance Centre/LoadRunner)
- Proven Lead Technical Test/Test Team Leadership experience with full test planning, execution and coordination skills.
- Knowledgeable in the use of Test Management, execution and defect management tools.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of Agile (Scrum) and/or Waterfall methodologies
- ISEB/ISTQB accreditation

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and technical Performance Test Lead or Senior Performance Test Analyst who is ready to take the next step to join a well established organisation working from their Edinburgh offices and manage the performance testing function for interesting and varied projects. In return a fantastic salary of circa £55K plus a comprehensive benefits package is on offer Please apply with your CV together with details of your availability and required salary for immediate consideration.